World Disasters Report: Focus on Information in Disasters, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (2005). Published annually since 1993, this report brings together the latest trends, facts, and analysis of contemporary crises, whether natural or human-made, quick-onset or chronic. Recognizing that information bestows power and lack of information can make people victims of disaster, this edition focuses on information and calls on agencies to focus less on gathering information for their own needs and more on exchanging information with the people they seek to support. ISBN 92-9139-109-3; paperback, 246 pages; $30. Available from Kumarian Press, 1294...

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